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The Resource Death's door : modern dying and the ways we grieve, Sandra M. Gilbert

Death's door : modern dying and the ways we grieve, Sandra M. Gilbert

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Death's door : modern dying and the ways we grieve
Title
Death's door
Title remainder
modern dying and the ways we grieve
Statement of responsibility
Sandra M. Gilbert
Title variation
Deaths door
Title variation remainder
modern dying and the ways we grieve
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores modern humanity's relationship with death as reflected in literature, history, and society, evaluating how perceptions about death and the experience of grief have changed, citing the influence of such events as Hiroshima, the Holocaust, and theSeptember 11 attacks
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253441
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gilbert, Sandra M
Dewey number
155.9/37
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.G54 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Death
  • Grief
  • Mourning customs
Target audience
adult
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modern dying and the ways we grieve
Label
Death's door : modern dying and the ways we grieve, Sandra M. Gilbert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 464-553) and index
Contents
1. Arranging my mourning: five meditations on the psychology of grief -- Death opens -- Widow -- Yahrzeit -- E-mail to the dead -- Writing wrong -- 2: History makes death: how the twentieth century reshaped dying and mourning -- Expiration/termination -- Technologies of death -- Technologies of dying -- A day in the death of ... -- Millennial mourning -- 3: The handbook of heartbreak: contemporary elegy and lamentation -- On the beach with Sylvia Plath -- Was the nineteenth century different, and luckier? -- "Rats' alley" and the death of pastoral -- Monsters of elegy -- Apocalypse now (and then)
Control code
ocm57316831
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 580 p.
Isbn
9780393051315
Lccn
2004065430
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Death's door : modern dying and the ways we grieve, Sandra M. Gilbert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 464-553) and index
Contents
1. Arranging my mourning: five meditations on the psychology of grief -- Death opens -- Widow -- Yahrzeit -- E-mail to the dead -- Writing wrong -- 2: History makes death: how the twentieth century reshaped dying and mourning -- Expiration/termination -- Technologies of death -- Technologies of dying -- A day in the death of ... -- Millennial mourning -- 3: The handbook of heartbreak: contemporary elegy and lamentation -- On the beach with Sylvia Plath -- Was the nineteenth century different, and luckier? -- "Rats' alley" and the death of pastoral -- Monsters of elegy -- Apocalypse now (and then)
Control code
ocm57316831
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 580 p.
Isbn
9780393051315
Lccn
2004065430
Other physical details
ill.

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